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MIL-OSI Energy: BNEF expects steep decline in coal generation through 2050

By   /  June 20, 2018  /  BNEF, Business, Coal Generation, Commodities, Economy, Elena Giannakopoulou, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Coal Markets, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, solar, Transition, Utility trends, Wind  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: BNEF expects steep decline in coal generation through 2050

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis PV Magazine: In its 2018 New Energy Outlook, Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) sees skyrocketing growth in the global solar and wind energy markets up to 2050. Overall, it anticipates that solar and wind will account for nearly half of global electricity generation by this date, driven […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: New England utility National Grid aims for 80% CO2 cut by 2050

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  Business, Climate Risk, CO2 Cuts, Commodities, Economy, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, National Grid, New England, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Transition  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: New England utility National Grid aims for 80% CO2 cut by 2050

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Utility Dive: New research from RMI last week illustrates that broad decarbonization will require efforts across many sectors, including shifting building heat to electric. National Grid’s 80×50 strategy takes a similar approach, calling for “three big shifts in our energy systems” that could reduce emissions 40% by 2030 […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: IEEFA update: Pushback from the big boys against U.S. coal bailout campaign

By   /  June 16, 2018  /  AEP, American Electric Power, Business, Coal, Commentary, Commodities, Consumers Energy, Economy, Energy, Energy Policy, English, EOG Resources, Exploitation, Exploration, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, FirstEnergy Solutions, Gas, Global Economy, Halliburton, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, Murray Energy, Newsletter Daily, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, PJM Interconnect, Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, Siemens, Transition, US Coal Markets, Utility trends, Xcel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: IEEFA update: Pushback from the big boys against U.S. coal bailout campaign

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Resistance is being driven by colossal players in the energy industry The Trump administration’s scheme to subsidize the coal industry has nothing to do with grid resiliency or energy security. The White House is simply picking a favorite in the heated battle for market share across the […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Rail executives plan for long-term decline in coal demand

By   /  June 16, 2018  /  Business, Coal, Commodities, CSX, Economy, Energy, Energy Markets, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Frank Lonegro, Gas, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Robert Knight, Transition, Union Pacific, US Coal Markets  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Rail executives plan for long-term decline in coal demand

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis S&P Global Market Intelligence ($): Absent orders from the president and his administration or the U.S. Congress, it is unlikely new coal-fired power plants will be built in the United States, a railroad executive said June 13. CSX Corp. is doing “everything we can” to work with […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: IEEFA Europe: As risks mount, Poland’s PGE struggles to break from its fossil fuel past

By   /  June 15, 2018  /  BREF, Business, Coal, Commentary, Commodities, Economy, Energy, Energy Policy, English, Europe, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Coal Markets, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, Newsletter Daily, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, PGE, Poland, Renewables, Transition  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: IEEFA Europe: As risks mount, Poland’s PGE struggles to break from its fossil fuel past

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Utility company’s actions contradict its stated intent to change The extreme case of Poland’s largest utility, PGE, shows how Europe’s more coal-intensive power companies are struggling to turn away from fossil fuels. Headwinds facing fossil fuel electricity generation in Europe include the global transition toward low-carbon energy […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Charts of the Day: A reversal of historical fortune for coal-fired electricity

By   /  June 15, 2018  /  Business, Coal, Commodities, Economy, Energy, Energy Markets, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, Natural Gas, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, nuclear, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Renewables, Transition, US Coal Markets, Utility trends  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Charts of the Day: A reversal of historical fortune for coal-fired electricity

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Associated Press: Coal’s share of the world’s electricity mix was about 38 percent in 1997, and in 2017 it was about … 38 percent. Fossil fuels overall have actually increased their share, from 63 percent to 65 percent. Not exactly what folks in Paris or (even further […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Samsung joins corporate renewable energy push

By   /  June 15, 2018  /  Apple, Business, Commodities, Economy, Energy, Energy Markets, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, General Motors, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, RE 100, Renewable energy, Renewables, Samsung, South Korea, Transition  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Samsung joins corporate renewable energy push

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Associated Press: Samsung Electronics Co., the world’s biggest smartphone maker, joined on Thursday a growing list of companies that are promising to increase their use of solar and other renewable energy to help curb global warming. Samsung, part of South Korea’s biggest corporate group, is the first […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Michigan utility with 6.7 million customers to exit coal generation by 2040

By   /  June 15, 2018  /  Business, Coal Plant Closures, Commodities, Consumers Energy, Economy, Energy, Energy Markets, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, Michigan, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Renewable energy, Transition, US Coal Markets  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Michigan utility with 6.7 million customers to exit coal generation by 2040

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis The Detroit News: Consumers Energy said Wednesday it will stop using coal to generate electricity by 2040. The announcement comes as the utility company files a plan this week with the Michigan Public Service Commission outlining how it will meet that goal. The company said it will […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Wyoming editorial: Trump bailout looks backward; it’s time to move forward

By   /  June 15, 2018  /  Business, Coal markets, Commodities, Economy, Energy, Energy Policy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Transition, Trump Coal Bailout, US Coal Markets, Wyoming  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Wyoming editorial: Trump bailout looks backward; it’s time to move forward

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Casper Star-Tribune: Coal powers homes throughout the nation, and it helps fuel Wyoming’s economy. For many, it keeps the lights on in more ways than one. When coal busted in 2015, Wyomingites were among those hit hardest in the nation. And though things are starting to look […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: New leaders in Spain, Italy may push for more renewables

By   /  June 14, 2018  /  Business, Commodities, Conte, Economy, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, Italy, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Renewable energy, Renewables, Sánchez, solar, Spain, Transition  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: New leaders in Spain, Italy may push for more renewables

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Greentech Media: New political leaders in Italy and Spain have brightened the outlook for renewables in two of Europe’s biggest energy markets. In Italy, the fourth-largest economy in Europe, new Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said in his inaugural speech this month that “we will work to speed […]

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